Resource Allocation Systems for Adult Social Care

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Dear Bolton Metropolitan Borough Council,

Please treat the following as a request made under the Freedom of Information Act.

1) Do you use a Resource Allocation System (RAS) to determine individual’s funding for adult social care?
2) If you don’t use a RAS do you use an alternative system? What is that system? Please provide any policies or guidelines that describe this system.
3) Please provide any policies, guidelines or any documents which describe the process for making funding decisions based on the RAS or alternative system.
4) For either a RAS or alternative system have you had to adapt the system/process for different client groups, scenarios/circumstances or for any other reason? Please provide any policies or guidelines which describe these adaptations.

Yours faithfully,

Carl Cross

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Dear Carl Cross

 

Request for information under the Freedom of Information Act 2000

        

In response to your request for information received at this office on 04
October 2019, please see the Council’s response below.

 

You requested

1) Do you use a Resource Allocation System (RAS) to determine individual’s
funding for adult social care?

2) If you don’t use a RAS do you use an alternative system? What is that
system? Please provide any policies or guidelines that describe this
system.

3) Please provide any policies, guidelines or any documents which describe
the process for making funding decisions based on the RAS or alternative
system.

4) For either a RAS or alternative system have you had to adapt the
system/process for different client groups, scenarios/circumstances or for
any other reason? Please provide any policies or guidelines which describe
these adaptations.

 

Our response

1) Yes

2) Not applicable

3) See attached Page 22

4) No

 

Should you have any queries, please contact [1][email address]

 

Yours sincerely

 

 

Tasadiq Naveed

Information Governance Officer

Information Governance Team

Chief Executive’s Department

1^st Floor, Town Hall, Bolton, BL1 1RU

 

 

 

 

 

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